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The Water Voyage – A trip to HYOGO ARIMA, KYOTO FUSHIMI, OHARA, and MIYAMA

Japan’s largest Freshwater; Lake Biwa’s journey through Kansai Located in the SHIGA Prefecture (滋賀県) of the Kansai region, lies Japan’s largest freshwater and one of…

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Outdoor ONSEN with cherry blossom view at one of 3 unexplored regions in Japan

There are places called “Japan’s 3 unexplored regions” – SHIRAKAWAGO (白川郷) in GIFU Prefecture, SHIIBA Village (椎葉村) in MIYAZAKI Prefecture, and IYA (祖谷) in TOKUSHIMA…

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SEKIZEN KAN AT SHIMA ONSEN – THE OLDEST WOODEN ONSEN HOTEL IN JAPAN

四万温泉 (SHIMA ONSEN) – The ONSEN where cures 40,000 diseases.   四万温泉 (SHIMA ONSEN) in GUNMA Prefecture is said to be the ONSEN where cures…

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A shrine town where you feel Japanese tradition and history – OHARAI MACHI, MIE Prefecture

Let’s go to OHARAI MACHI after the worship of ISE JINGU.   OHARAI MACHI is located along ISUZUGAWA River from UJIBASHI Bridge and it has…

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